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Project Manager - Portland, OR - 19190
PACIFICORP | Portland, Oregon
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Job Description

General Purpose

At this time we're only accepting applications from internal Berkshire Hathaway Energy affiliate employees.

Under general supervision, manages moderately complex projects/assignments with a considerable corporate and/or business unit impact.   Provides analysis and feasibility studies, establishes project goals, negotiates timelines/schedules, and develops project plans


  • Manage moderately complex projects, research, track, and report on initiatives.
  • Ensure that deliverables are completed in accordance to the PacifiCorp Project Governance and Standards.
  • Analyze, recommend and/or implement technical, procedure and process enhancements.
  • Communicate project objectives, parameters, status, and outcomes. Manage client expectations.
  • Analyze and evaluate skills to define critical tasks.
  • Monitor and maintain project budgets.
  • Evaluate and establish project goals, develop project plans, negotiate timelines and schedules and monitor progress against plan.
  • Participate with PacifiCorp Procurement in Vendor/Client negotiations
  • Manage interactive between customers and the project team
  • Support the integration and change between the business units and technical support staff as it relates to the SAP environment.
  • Facilitate team efforts, provide guidance and direction to team members, and communicate project objectives, parameters, status, and outcomes.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business; or the equivalent combination of education.
  • A minimum of three years experience in project management.
  • Analytical and evaluation skills to define critical tasks, establish sequence of events, identify individuals/teams, timelines, and outcomes, and product project plans.
  • Project management skills to develop and monitor work agreements and budgets, determine specifications, schedules, timelines, and define deliverables.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills to facilitate team efforts, provide guidance and direction to team members, and communicate project objectives, parameters, status, and outcomes.
  • Financial modeling to quantify costs and benefits of projects and to track and maintain outcomes.
  • Knowledge of project management techniques, the Company’s business, applicable policies, procedures, and practices, and federal, state, and local laws.


  • Working knowledge of SAP in cost tracking and forecasting.
  • PMP Certification.
  • Knowledge of PacifiCorp’s Open Access Transmission Tariff.
  • Knowledge of PacifiCorp’s transmission system.
  • Knowledge of general electrical engineering standards

Additional Information

Primary Location: Portland

Department: 00001027 Pacific Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: 69,800.00 - 89,700.00


Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.


PacifiCorp is a regulated electric company serving 1.7 million retail customers, including residential, commercial, industrial and other customers in portions of the states of Utah, Oregon, Wyoming, Washington, Idaho and California. During the year ended December 31, 2008, PacifiCorp owned, or had interests in, 74 thermal, hydroelectric, wind-powered and geothermal generating facilities, with a net owned capacity of 10,188 megawatts (MW). PacifiCorp also owns, or has interests in, electric transmission and distribution assets, and transmits electricity through approximately 15,800 miles of transmission lines. PacifiCorp also buys and sells electricity on the wholesale market with public and private utilities, energy marketing companies and incorporated municipalities in connection with excess electricity generation or other system balancing activities. (Source: 10-K)

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